NFM update – new iOS FM synth app with AU support gets some tweaks

I posted a full review of NFM - a well=featured FM-based synth with AU support by developer Nikolozi Meladze - recently on the Music App Blog. Regular iOS music makers will also recall the review of Niko's NS1 synth back in February of 2016. NS1 was (still is; it's been regularly updated since launch) a very solid virtual analog synth instrument with some very cool sounds and, while programmable by the user, the control set was not so complex that synth newbies would find it too … [Read more...]

NFM review – new iOS FM synth app with AU support from NS1 developer

I reviewed Nikolozi Meladze’s NS1 synth back in February of 2016 as it was released. NS1 was (still is; it's been regularly updated since launch) a very solid virtual analog synth instrument with some very cool sounds and, while programmable by the user, the control set was not so complex that synth newbies would find it too intimidating. Of course, the other key element for NS1 which, at the time it was launched, was novel was that it was designed with AU support from the ground up. Indeed, … [Read more...]

NS1 update – iOS AU synth app gets some further refinements

I did some revisions to my ‘best iOS synths apps’ roundup article not so long ago. If there is one category of iOS music app in which we have a smorgasbord of choice, this is it and, amongst them, are some absolute gems. In that context, therefore, it is now a pretty brave developer who dips a tentative toe in the market. Yes, there are some of iOS musicians who will happily just hoover up every new synth app (and App Store pricing makes this an addiction that is fairly affordable compared to … [Read more...]

NS1 update – iOS AU synth app gets some tweaks for iOS10

I did some revisions to my ‘best iOS synths apps’ roundup article not so long ago. If there is one category of iOS music app in which we have a smorgasbord of choice, this is it and, amongst them, are some absolute gems. In that context, therefore, it is now a pretty brave developer who dips a tentative toe in the market. Yes, there are some of iOS musicians who will happily just hoover up every new synth app (and App Store pricing makes this an addiction that is fairly affordable compared to … [Read more...]

NS1 update – iOS AU synth app gets some tweaks

I did some revisions to my ‘best iOS synths apps’ roundup article not so long ago. If there is one category of iOS music app in which we have a smorgasbord of choice, this is it and, amongst them, are some absolute gems. In that context, therefore, it is now a pretty brave developer who dips a tentative toe in the market. Yes, there are some of iOS musicians who will happily just hoover up every new synth app (and App Store pricing makes this an addiction that is fairly affordable compared to … [Read more...]

NS1 update – iOS AU synth app gets some further refinements

I did some revisions to my ‘best iOS synths apps’ roundup article not so long ago. If there is one category of iOS music app in which we have a smorgasbord of choice, this is it and, amongst them, are some absolute gems. In that context, therefore, it is now a pretty brave developer who dips a tentative toe in the market. Yes, there are some of iOS musicians who will happily just hoover up every new synth app (and App Store pricing makes this an addiction that is fairly affordable compared to … [Read more...]

NS1 update – iOS AU synth app gets some tweaks

I did some revisions to my ‘best iOS synths apps’ roundup article not so long ago. If there is one category of iOS music app in which we have a smorgasbord of choice, this is it and, amongst them, are some absolute gems. In that context, therefore, it is now a pretty brave developer who dips a tentative toe in the market. Yes, there are some of iOS musicians who will happily just hoover up every new synth app (and App Store pricing makes this an addiction that is fairly affordable compared to … [Read more...]

NS1 review – new iOS synth app arrives with AU support

I did some revisions to my ‘best iOS synths apps’ roundup article not so long ago. If there is one category of iOS music app in which we have a smorgasbord of choice, this is it and, amongst them, are some absolute gems. In that context, therefore, it is now a pretty brave developer who dips a tentative toe in the market. Yes, there are some of iOS musicians who will happily just hoover up every new synth app (and App Store pricing makes this an addiction that is fairly affordable compared to … [Read more...]